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Natalia Ziani

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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S5, SB4, SM5

Further personal information

Family
Sons Evgeny, Dmitry
Residence
Sevastopol, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Higher education
Kharkiv State Academy of Physical Education: Ukraine

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
She competed in the sport prior to her accident, and had earned the Ukrainian title of Master of Sport.
Club / Team
Invasport: Sevastopol, UKR
Name of coach
Irina Mashchenko; Evgeny Mashchenko

General interest

Nicknames
Natasha, Golden Fish (gulfstream.in.ua, 10 Sep 2012; invak.info, 27 Sep 2012)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
She recites the Lord's Prayer in the preparation room before she races. (invak.info, 27 Sep 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I am a goal-oriented person. Everything that was, I cross out. Everything in the past is experience." (invasport.org.ua, 14 Jul 2012; gulfstream.in.ua, 10 Sep 2012)
Impairment
In 2005 she injured her spine, pelvis and legs in a car accident, and required two years of rehabilitation. (invasport.org.ua, 14 Jul 2012; gulfstream.in.ua, 10 Sep 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB4 Heat 2 3
Women's 50 m Freestyle S5 Final Round 1
Women's 50 m Freestyle S5 Heat 2 1
Women's 50 m Backstroke S5 Final Round 1
Women's 50 m Backstroke S5 Heat 1 1
Women's 4x50 m Medley 20pts Final Round 2
Women's 4x50 m Medley 20pts Heat 2 2
Women's 4x50 m Freestyle 20pts Final Round 1
Women's 4x50 m Freestyle 20pts Heat 2 2
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM5 Final Round 1
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM5 Heat 2 1
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB4 Final Round 5
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Freestyle S5 Heat 2 2012-08-30 1
Women's 50 m Freestyle S5 Final Round 2012-08-30 1
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM5 Heat 1 2012-08-31 1
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM5 Final Round 2012-08-31 1
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB4 Final Round 2012-09-04 1
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB4 Heat 1 2012-09-04 1
Women's 100 m Freestyle S5 Heat 2 2012-09-08 1
Women's 100 m Freestyle S5 Final Round 2012-09-08 2
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB4 Heat 2 2013-08-13 1
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB4 Final 1 2013-08-13 2
Women's 4x50 m Freestyle 20pts Final 1 2013-08-14 1
Women's 50 m Backstroke S5 Heat 2 2013-08-14 1
Women's 50 m Backstroke S5 Final 1 2013-08-14 1
Women's 4x50 m Medley 20pts Final 1 2013-08-16 1
Women's 100 m Freestyle S5 Heat 2 2013-08-17 1
Women's 100 m Freestyle S5 Final 1 2013-08-17 1
Women's 50 m Freestyle S5 Final 1 2013-08-18 2
Women's 50 m Freestyle S5 Heat 2 2013-08-18 2